Beautifully Designed Websites that are Innovative, Impactful and Results-driven.

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Check out our work below and contact us today!

A sleek computer monitor displays three overlapping website pages. One features luxurious travel, another showcases a healthy lifestyle, and the third promotes an investment conference, all designed with modern, vibrant aesthetics.

WEBSITE • VIDEO & PHOTOSHOOT • MESSAGING

LaunchinFive.com

Having operated as ZielCreative for decades as a solopreneur, I have expanded my web design services through a collaborative partnership named Launch in Five. Our primary focus is to help small and mid-size businesses enhance their online presence while also leveraging our full range of creative services to support both online and offline marketing needs.

We founded Launch in Five based on a shared passion for using our decades of design and branding expertise to help smaller businesses by offering budget-friendly web design packages. Other services we offer include branding strategy, messaging and copywriting, graphic design (online and print) as well as photography and video production.

We’re proud to be recognized by our clients as having helped them achieve new levels of success. Many say we’re also “a fun team to work with.” We credit this to the fact that we genuinely love what we do.

Please get to know us by visiting our website.

Launch in Five Website

WEBSITE • VIDEO & PHOTOSHOOT • MESSAGING

SAGESanFrancisco.com

This is a great example of how our strategy, messaging, video, photography and web design services all come together as one cohesive online experience.

SAGE Veterinary Centers expanded their emergency pet hospital services into San Francisco and needed a solution for their recruitment efforts to fill doctor and staff positions. We focused on what it would feel like to live and work at SAGE in the Mission District and built a microsite dedicated for this effort.

This project is a Launch in Five Collaboration.

Launch SAGE San Francisco's Website

WEBSITE • VIDEO & PHOTOSHOOT • MESSAGING

WorkatSAGEconcord.com

SAGE Veterinary Center’s latest emergency and specialty care facility, located in Concord, opened its doors in 2022. Following the success of our work for SAGE San Francisco, we were asked to create a microsite for the new hospital to aid in recruitment efforts. The microsite, developed within existing brand guidelines, features custom video and photography, as well as targeted messaging and content.

This project is a Launch in Five Collaboration.

Launch SAGE Concord's Website

WEBSITE • PHOTOSHOOTS • MESSAGING

NapoleonHome.com

Through the use of thoughtful copywriting, page design, typography and photography, the website redesign for Napoleon Home effectively showcases their luxurious residential interiors in a beautiful online experience.

We aim to engage both their audiences by presenting their Interior Design and Home Staging Services, while providing them with an opportunity to experience their exquisite work through an easy to navigate full screen portfolio.

This project is a Launch in Five Collaboration.

Launch Napoleon Home's Website

WEBSITE • EVENT CONFERENCE • BRANDING

ExcellenceSF.org

Excellence in Investing Foundation produces an annual event called The Sohn San Francisco Investment Conference. This website was designed specifically to promote the conference and its speakers while guiding visitors to kindly donate to the foundation’s cause while learning about its mission and beneficiaries.

Screenshot of the Sohn San Francisco Investment Conference website. The webpage highlights the 14th Annual Conference with a background image of San Francisco at dusk. The text details the event's purpose to unite investors and support local nonprofits.

WEBSITE • BOOKING • PHOTOGRAPHY & VIDEO

RatnaLing.org

Ratna Ling Retreat Center is located in the coastal redwoods of Sonoma County. We created a website that captures the experience of an actual visit to the retreat center. A booking platform was integrated to make it easy for guests to make cabin reservations online.

Screenshot of the Ratna Ling Retreat Center's website homepage. The banner features a scenic view of the retreat center with trees and buildings. Text overlays read "Experience the Beauty of Being" and "Step into the Land of Treasures: Retreats for Mind, Body, and Spirit.

WEBSITE • PORTFOLIO • COPYWRITING • BRANDING

JulieOrrDesign.com

Julie Orr creates beautiful landscapes, hardscapes, and outdoor living spaces. It was important for the website to convey her uncomplicated design experience while showcasing her sophisticated landscape design projects. We also created a one page landing page to sell her Pergola product and services which you can see in the next project we feature.

This project is a Launch in Five Collaboration.

A website homepage for "Julie Orr Landscape Design" showing a couple sitting outdoors on wooden furniture. The headline reads, "Simply Beautiful, Uniquely Personal," and below it, "Together we'll bring your vision to life." The navigation menu is at the top.

WEBSITE • COPYWRITING • BRANDING • LOGO

PergolasByJulie.com

It became clear during our strategy for Julie Orr Design that her pergola product and service would be perfect to market by itself. So we created a second brand, named it “Pergolas by Julie” and designed and developed this one page micro-site for her. The look and feel ties in with her landscape design site featured above.

This project is a Launch in Five Collaboration.

A website homepage for "Pergolas by Julie" featuring a modern pergola with lounge chairs and a small table underneath. The text reads, "Designers Trust Us. Homeowners Love Us." A "Get Started" button and a "Free Consultation" banner are also visible.

WEBSITE • EVENTS • STORE DIRECTORY

SFJapantown.org

San Franciscoʼs Japantown is one of three remaining Japantowns in the entire US. The local community district decided to build a website in order to stimulate tourism. The new design includes an events calendar as well as an extensive database of dining, shopping, and lodging within the community.

Screenshot of the JapantownSF home page, featuring a colorful illustration of fans with "JAPANTOWN" written on them. A headline reads, "Find Yourself in San Francisco's Historic Japantown," with a background map and a section of informative text and navigation links.

WEBSITE • PODCAST • E-COMMERCE • BRANDING
LOGO • PHOTOSHOOT

ElaineClarkVO.com

Elaine Clark is an accomplished entrepreneur with an extensive resume of talents: voice-over recording, directing, coaching, speaking, and talent casting. She’s also an award-winning author and app developer. We gave her a website that encompasses the breadth of her services and provides an e-commerce solution for selling her books and apps.

A woman in a soundproof room is wearing headphones and speaking or singing into a microphone. The text on the image reads "Elaine Clark VO Coaching & Production" with a subheadline "Your Performance Has Just Been Upgraded." Menu options are visible at the top of the webpage.
SOVAS winners page for Best Voiceover Website by ZielCreative

Elaine Clark and creative director, Troy Ziel, ZielCreative, wins a SOVAS award for outstanding VoiceOver website – ElaineClarkVO.com

BRANDING • WEBSITE • STRATEGY • GUIDE BOOK • MESSAGING • PHOTOSHOOT

10DaySmoothieReset.com

We partnered with VitaliTi Wellness to design a 10-Day Smoothie Reset program as a way to attract new customers for their weight loss programs. Together we developed the program from beginning to end, including the design of the landing page along with a visually appealing 16-page program booklet.

This project is a Launch in Five Collaboration.

Launch 10 Day Smoothie Reset Landing Page

WEBSITE • MESSAGING

DiversityCasting.com

Sarah Kliban, a talent casting director based in San Francisco, needed a website that highlights her diverse services and positions her as a premier casting resource to directors, producers, and companies that shoot films and commercials. We gave her a completely new look, developed a more targeted messaging platform, and created an intuitive user experience.

This project is a Launch in Five Collaboration.

A man in a grey suit surrounded by photographers smiling and posing for pictures on a website for "Diversity Casting." The text on the website reads "We solve your most diverse and unique casting challenges" along with a phone number to call for project casting.

WEBSITE • BOOKING SITE • BRANDING • PHOTOGRAPHY & VIDEO

RatnaLingRetreatCenterBooking.com

This one-page website, built for Ratna Ling Retreats, was designed specifically to attract companies and organizations that are looking for unique locations to host offsite, group retreats.

A cozy living area with wooden ceilings, warm lighting, and large windows. Cushioned seating, a wooden table, and a desk create an inviting atmosphere. Text overlays promote booking and call options for the Ratna Ling Retreat Center.

WEBSITE • BOOK LAUNCH • PHOTOSHOOT

LamaPalden.org

Lama Palden, author and spiritual teacher, engaged us to create a simple but compelling website to support the launch of her new book and to promote her services, including spiritual counseling and speaking events.

Woman in a red top smiles while standing outdoors in front of a blurred nature background. The text reads, "Unlock Your love, wisdom and joy." A welcome message below is signed by Lana Palden, who is an author and offers spiritual counseling and meditation training.

WEBSITE

AStepForwardInc

A Step Forward is a psychotherapy group practice that specializes in working with children, adults, and families who are dealing with issues of sexual abuse and/or other forms of trauma. The website was designed to frame these sensitive topics with warm and inviting design elements.

A Step Forward

WEBSITE • PHOTOSHOOT • BRANDING

WisdomSun.com

The website we developed for Wisdom Sun was designed to welcome participants who are looking to deepen their spiritual journeys through classes, retreats, private sessions and events.

The image is a screenshot of the Wisdom Sun website homepage. It includes a welcome message and summary of services: Classes, Retreats, Private Sessions, Media, and Donations. The page has a clean design with a colorful menu and a header with navigation links.

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